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Where is Penrith?

Penrith is located in the county of Cumbria, North West England, 12 miles north-west of the town of Appleby-in-Westmorland, 17 miles south-east of the major city of Carlisle, 91 miles south of Edinburgh, 221 miles north of Cardiff, and 244 miles north-west of London. Penrith was historically in the county of Cumberland. Penrith falls within the district council of Eden, under the county council of Cumbria. It is in the CA11 postcode district. The post town for Penrith is Penrith.

COVID-19: Penrith coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Cumbria case numbers. This Penrith coronavirus map shows the position of Penrith within Cumbria, along with the number of cases in Cumbria and each of the surrounding areas.

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Map showing extent of Penrith as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Penrith
Map showing location of Penrith within the UK
Location of Penrith within the UK

Which county is Penrith in?

Penrith is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Cumberland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.

Ceremonial CountyCumbria
Historic CountyCumberland
Administrative CountyCumbria

Where is Penrith in Cumbria?

Penrith is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Cumbria, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Cumbria.

Map showing location of Penrith within Cumbria
Location of Penrith within Cumbria

What is the postcode for Penrith?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Penrith is CA11 7PX.

Where is Penrith in CA11?

Penrith is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CA11 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the CA11 postcode district.

Map showing location of Penrith within CA11
Location of Penrith within CA11

What is the post town for Penrith?

The post town for Penrith is Penrith. Penrith is in the CA11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Penrith.

What is the latitude and longitude of Penrith?

The centre of Penrith is located at position 54.66601° latitude and -2.75457° longitude.

Latitude54.66601°
Longitude-2.75457°

What is the easting and northing of Penrith?

The centre of Penrith is located at the grid reference easting 351428 and northing 530365 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting351428
Northing530365

What are the nearest towns to Penrith?

Position of Penrith relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Penrith to the centre of the town.

north-west
12m
Penrith is 12 miles north-west of Appleby-in-Westmorland
east
16m
Penrith is 16 miles east of Keswick
south-west
16m
Penrith is 16 miles south-west of Alston
north-east
18m
Penrith is 18 miles north-east of Ambleside
south
19m
Penrith is 19 miles south of Brampton
south-east
20m
Penrith is 20 miles south-east of Wigton
north
21m
Penrith is 21 miles north of Windermere
north-west
21m
Penrith is 21 miles north-west of Kirkby Stephen
north
22m
Penrith is 22 miles north of Bowness-on-Windermere
north
23m
Penrith is 23 miles north of Kendal

What are the nearest cities to Penrith?

Position of Penrith relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Penrith to the centre of the city.

south-east
17m
Penrith is 17 miles south-east of Carlisle
north
43m
Penrith is 43 miles north of Lancaster
west
48m
Penrith is 48 miles west of Durham
south-west
51m
Penrith is 51 miles south-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
west
57m
Penrith is 57 miles west of Sunderland
north-west
62m
Penrith is 62 miles north-west of Ripon
north
63m
Penrith is 63 miles north of Preston
north-west
73m
Penrith is 73 miles north-west of Bradford
north-west
77m
Penrith is 77 miles north-west of Leeds
north-west
83m
Penrith is 83 miles north-west of York

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